WPLNA Minutes 2.13.18

WEST PINE LACLEDE NEIGHBORHOOD ASSOCIATION (Draft, until approved at March meeting) Minutes 2.13.18   President Harold Karabell called the meeting to order at 7:03 PM and waived the normal order of business to allow a presentation regarding the proposal to replace our expiring Special Business District (SBD) with a new Community Improvement District (CID). Presentors included Abdul-Kaba Abdullah, Executive Director of Park Central Development, Sarah Feagans, Park Central, Annette Pendelton, Park Central, and Commissioners for Read More…

WPLNA Minutes 1.9.18

WEST PINE LACLEDE NEIGHBORHOOD ASSOCIATION Minutes 1.9.18   President Harold Karabell called the meeting to order at 7:03 PM and waived the normal order of business to allow a question and answer session with the guest speaker below.   LEN EFTHIM, SR. TRAFFIC ENGINEER CITY OF ST. LOUIS DEPT. OF STREETS TRAFFIC & LIGHTING DIVISION Harold invited Mr. Efthim to attend to address complaints related to traffic violations in our neighborhood, such as speeding and Read More…

LEARN ABOUT THE CHOUTEAU GREENWAY – Thurs., 11/30, 5:30 pm

  LEARN ABOUT THE CHOUTEAU GREENWAY THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 30th Great Rivers Greenway is working to create green space throughout the City of St. Louis to connect residents to the outdoors and each other.  To date, they have 113 miles of greenways throughout the greater St. Louis area.  Their mission is, “Connecting the St. Louis region with greenways so people can explore their rivers, parks and communities, making it a vibrant place to live work, and play.” Read More…

WPLNA Minutes 11.11.17

WEST PINE LACLEDE NEIGHBORHOOD ASSOCIATION Minutes 11.14.17  President Harold Karabell called the meeting to order at 7:03 PM and waived the normal order of business to accommodate our guest speakers. EMMA KLUES – Vice President Communications & Outreach Great Rivers Greenway Great Rivers Greenway (GRG) connects the St. Louis region with greenways, making it a vibrant place to live, work and play. Greenways are places where you are able to walk, run, bike ride, discover Read More…

WPLNA Minutes 10.10.17

WEST PINE LACLEDE NEIGHBORHOOD ASSOCIATION Minutes 10.10.17   President Harold Karabell called the meeting to order at 7:00 PM and waived the normal order of business to accommodate our guest speakers. MEGAN McBRIDE presented Proposition P, “Citizens for a Safer St. Louis, “ which will appear on the November 7 ballot. Prop P asks voters to approve a half-cent sales tax for public safety. It is a step to address discrepancy of police salaries between Read More…

WPLNA Minutes 09.12.17

WEST PINE LACLEDE NEIGHBORHOOD ASSOCIATION Minutes 09.12.17 In the absence of President Harold Karabell, Treasurer Terry Werner called the meeting to order at 7:00 PM and waived the normal order of business to accommodate a guest speaker. MARC DANGERFIELD – Evntur proposal for The 2017 Central West End Harvest Festival Mr. Dangerfield is proposing an expansion of the successful Sarah and Laclede block party into the above event on October 21, 2017 (5:00 – 10:00 Read More…

WPLNA Minutes 08.08.17

WEST PINE LACLEDE NEIGHBORHOOD ASSOCIATION Minutes 08.08.17 President Harold Karabell called the meeting to order at 7:00 and waived the normal order of business to accommodate a guest speaker. KYLE KASTRABA– SIERRA CLUB VOLUNTEER Mr. Kastraba is an intern and volunteer with Sierra Club. “The Club’s mission is to explore, enjoy and protect the planet. To practice and promote the responsible use of the earth’s ecosystems and resources; to educate and enlist humanity to protect Read More…

WPLNA Minutes 7.11.17

WEST PINE LACLEDE NEIGHBORHOOD ASSOCIATION Minutes 07.11.17 MINUTES Minutes for June 13, 2017 were approved as written. TREASURER’S REPORT Reminder: WPLNA’s bank account has changed from Eagle to Enterprise Bank. Staff, location, and financial terms are unchanged. Savings account balance:          $1,055.55 Certificate of deposit value:                 $7,112.84 Checking account balance:       $2,010.19 Mr. Werner reminded attendees that annual WPLNA dues are past due and can be paid at the close of the meeting or via Read More…

Forest Park Avenue to reopen Sept 1

Kingshighway/Forest Park Parkway intersection set to open September 1 Sent on behalf of BJH. What began last December with the closing of a major roadway soon will be a distant memory as the project to construct a traditional four-way intersection at Forest Park Parkway and Kingshighway Boulevard nears completion. Opening day is scheduled for September 1, likely a mid-afternoon time determined by the City of St. Louis. “This project, a partnership among BJC HealthCare, Washington Read More…

Request for return of heirloom rocks

Three fossil rocks have disappeared from my front yard fountain at 4163 West Pine. The three fossil rocks were collected in the Ozarks by my grandfather Harry E. Wolf, inventor of the patented Wolf valve which was used for many years by Laclede Gas. My sisters and I split Grandpa’s rock collection and these three rocks are my share. I would very much like them back because they are of great sentimental value. I hope that whoever Read More…